These academic scholarships are awarded by the Behavioral and Social Sciences department. Contact the BSS department for an application or additional information.
Dr. Jan Eagles Scholarship in the Allied Health Sciences
The Jan Eagles Scholarship is awarded to an outstanding junior majoring in a health field. The student who receives the scholarship must exhibit outstanding potential for further study in his/her chosen field and must be dedicated to the highest standards of scholarship, scientific inquiry and integrity. He/she should also exhibit a desire to be of service to humanity. Criteria include a GPA 3.0 or higher, junior standing, potential for professional contribution and financial need.
The Mary Edna Porter Family and Child Scholarship
Family, friends and colleagues of Mary Edna Porter, retired Executive Director of Family and Child Services, established this scholarship to honor her commitment to families and children and to social work education. Criteria include a GPA 3.0 or higher, senior standing, potential for professional contribution, financial need and an interest in working with families and children.
The Joyce Greathouse Advocacy Writing Contest
This annual award was established in 2011 by Social Work alumni Joyce Greathouse to engage social work students at the University of Montevallo in social welfare policy and political advocacy in the State of Alabama.